Conducts research and collects data on the global history of labour, workers, and labour relations


Public Services is responsible for library and archival collections services at the International Institute of Social History (IISH), the Netherlands Economic History Archive (NEHA), and Persmuseum [Dutch press museum]. Everyone is welcome to conduct research in the Reading Room.

Please note
. Visitors of the reading room may expect noise nuisance due to construction work between 16 - 25 April. We try to limit the inconvenience for our visitors as much as possible.
. The Reading Room will be closed on:
     5 May   Liberation Day [Bevrijdingsdag]
   29 May   Ascension Day
   30 May   Friday
     9 June  Whit Monday


Reading Room



Frequently asked questions on accessing the collections